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Katherine M. Iverson, PhD

 

Katherine M. Iverson, PhD

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Clinical Research Psychologist

Women's Health Sciences Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Education

  • Boston University, Department of Psychiatry, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2010
  • Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology, VA Boston Healthcare System, 2008
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2008
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Clinical Psychology, MA, 2005
  • University of Notre Dame, Psychology, BA, 2002

Expertise and Interests

  • Women's mental health following potentially traumatic events (e.g., intimate partner violence, traumatic brain injury)
  • Intimate partner violence detection, treatment, and prevention
  • Reducing risk for revictimization
  • Coordination of care

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association of VA Psychologist Leaders

Awards and Honors

  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 2012
  • Career Development Award (2012-2016), Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Services
  • Lynne Stevens Research Award, Boston University School of Medicine

Selected Publications

Iverson, K.M., Litwack, S.D., Pineles, S.L., Suvak, M.S., Vaughn, R., & Resick, P.A. (2013). Predictors of intimate partner violence revictimization: The relative impact of distinct PTSD symptoms, dissociation and coping strategies. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26, 102-110. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts.21781

Iverson, K.M., Pogoda, T.K., Gradus, J.L., & Street, A E. (2013). Deployment-related traumatic brain injury among OEF/OIF Veterans: Associations with mental and physical health by gender. Journal of Women's Health, 22, 267-275. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2012.3755

Iverson, K.M., Gradus, J.L, Resick, P.A., Suvak, M.K, Smith, K.F, & Monson, C.M. (2011). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for PTSD reduces risk for intimate partner violence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 193-202. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0022512

Iverson, K.M., Resick, P.A, Suvak, M., Walling, S., & Taft, C. (2011). Intimate partner violence exposure predicts PTSD treatment engagement and outcome in Cognitive Processing Therapy. Behavior Therapy, 42, 236-248. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2010.06.003

Iverson, K.M., Lester, K.M., & Resick, P.A. (2011). Psychosocial treatments. In D.M. Benedek & G.H. Wynn (Eds.), Clinical manual for the management of PTSD (pp. 157-203). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

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